Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 20th February 2023

Use the links below to switch between each product’s roadmap updates:

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  • Launched (7)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (12)


  • Microsoft Teams: Magnify slide in PowerPoint Live – Allow meeting attendees to privately magnify the slide and allow presenters to magnify the slide for all meeting attendees. Roadmap ID:96758
  • Microsoft Teams Admin Center: Virtual Appointments Analytics Takeback – Virtual appointments analytics reports converting to be Teams premium functionality. Roadmap ID:100506
  • Microsoft Teams: Mention Everyone in chat – Similar to how users @ mention individuals in chat, users will now have the option to @ mention “Everyone’. All participants in the chat will receive a notification, removing the hassle of mentioning each person’s name one by one or missing someone. Roadmap ID:101573
  • Microsoft Teams: Modern meeting experience on the web – The modern meeting and calling experience will be available for Teams on the web in Chrome and Edge browsers – including improved pre-join, dynamic view, and the updated control bar.  Roadmap ID:92928
  • Microsoft Teams: Manage Surface Hubs as Teams devices from Teams admin center – Administrators can manage the entire lifecycle of Surface Hubs as Teams devices from the Teams admin center. Available features include remote restart, download of logs, configuration of settings, and detailed device information. Roadmap ID:97218
  • Microsoft Teams: Automatically view up to 49 videos (7×7) in Teams meeting – Microsoft Teams Meetings currently supports a maximum of 9 videos (3×3) on the screen by default (i.e., Gallery view). For seeing more than 9 videos, user needs to manually select the Large Gallery view. With this update, users will be able to automatically see up to 49 videos (7×7) on their screen by default without an explicit action. The actual number of videos seen by a user will depend on hardware/device capabilities. Roadmap ID:86435
  • Microsoft Teams: Integrated CART captioning in meetings on Web – Users will now be able to view captions coming from a CART provider (real-time captioning) within the Microsoft Teams meeting on Chrome and Edge. Meeting organizers and participants will be able to ask their captioning providers to stream captions to Microsoft Teams. Roadmap ID:84906


    • Microsoft Teams: Room Remote on Desktop – The Room Remote feature users to control a nearby shared meeting room device from their Windows desktop/PC companion device via the Teams client. This feature first launched on mobile devices and will now be available on Windows PC form factors when joined to the meeting as a companion device.  Roadmap ID:95482
    • Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments App – Provides a single location where professionals and administrators can schedule and manage scheduled and on-demand virtual appointments in Microsoft Teams, view valuable appointment insights and analytics, get real-time status updates in a queue view, and send appointment reminders. Roadmap ID:98188
    • Microsoft Teams: Targeted In-meeting notification – Send in-meeting notifications to specific people in a meeting via a bot.  Roadmap ID:101918


    Release – February 2023

    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows UI refresh – A vibrant new look and feel for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows consoles and front-of-room displays. To make Teams Rooms even easier to use, there is greater consistency in the user interface across Windows and Android devices. This update includes vivid new ambient screens, new themes, and a refreshed calendar that enables scrolling for full day views, on consoles and front-of-room displays. There are also improved visual cues throughout the experience that make it easier and more intuitive to interact with the console. Roadmap ID:117952
    • Microsoft Teams:  Pronouns available on the profile card – Users will have the ability to add pronouns to their profile card. By adding pronouns to their profile card, users can express who they are and help inform others how to address them. Roadmap ID:86382

    Release – March 2023

    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Support apps in Channel Meetings – Meeting organizers and participants can now add apps to meetings in Teams channels for better collaboration and engagement across a variety of scenarios.  Roadmap ID:81122

    Release – April 2023

    • 🆕 PowerPoint: present local files from PowerPoint app to PowerPoint Live in Teams – The “Present in Teams” button in PowerPoint apps has extended its support to present local files to PowerPoint Live in Microsoft Teams. Roadmap ID:117477
    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Front Row layout in Teams Rooms on Android – Additional functionality with the Front Row experience, a layout for hybrid meetings that enables users to see remote attendees at eye level and on dual screens. Users can see Chat in the right panel and participants with raised hands on the left panel. And, Meeting Chat is added in the Gallery, Large Gallery, and Together Mode layouts. Roadmap ID:119620
    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Meeting join and extension enhancements for Teams Rooms on Android – Users can start an ad-hoc meeting in one touch with the ‘Meet’ button, join a Teams meeting with a meeting ID and passcode, and extend a current room reservation within in a meeting. Roadmap ID:119621
    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Content sharing and Admin controls for Teams Rooms on Android – Enhanced content sharing capabilities with PC audio shared via HDMI and IT Admin controls on automatic sharing of HDMI content. Users can view and add annotations to shared content when a desktop user starts a session in a meeting. And, for Teams Premium users, there is support for watermark-enabled meetings to safeguard confidential information. Roadmap ID:119622
    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Approvals – Sequential Approvers Support – Requestors will now be able to toggle on sequential approvals to designate the approval order of the request. Roadmap ID:81675

    Release – May 2023

    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Zero-touch App Install – Microsoft Teams Zero-touch App Install uses intelligent signals from your users to install and surface the apps that the admin has already allowed for the tenant. An admin can enable it to help users naturally discover and use apps that are highly relevant to their needs within Microsoft Teams. Roadmap ID:100385

    Release – June 2023

    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Breakout Rooms participant shuffle – Meeting organizers can randomly re-assign participants after initial room creation.  Roadmap ID:116532
    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: New Tag Management Settings – This feature will update default tag management settings in the Teams Admin Center to include ”Team owners and members” and not just “Team owners.” You can still update this to only “Team owners” at the tenant level and override the default.  Roadmap ID:88318

    Release – July 2023

    • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Curriculum Management in Teams – New capabilities are coming to Teams for EDU that allow educators to create and organize course resources including Assignments, Files, Links, Channels, Class Notebook pages, and more. This will be a one stop shop for content creation and organization for your Class Teams. Roadmap ID:115512
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